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German Covid-19 vaccines open for almost all as priority listing ends today

Anyone in Germany wanting to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus can now ask for an appointment. With the end of the prioritization of vaccines...

British and German plastic found on Turkish beaches – Greenpeace

British and German plastic has been found dumped on beaches across southern Turkey, Greenpeace says. The organization published a report on Monday which said rubbish...

Namibian government signs financial cooperation agreement with German

Namibia's government on Tuesday signed a financial cooperation agreement with the German government worth about 100 million Euros (about 121.7 million U.S. dollars) for...

German constitutional court allows EU pandemic fund to go ahead

Germany's Constitutional Court gave the green light on Wednesday for the government to back the European Union's coronavirus recovery fund, which has set aside...
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German cities hit harder in coronavirus pandemic

Cities are suffering particularly badly from the coronavirus crisis when it comes to their finances, a leading German research institute said on Monday. Urban areas...
The Bundestag or lower house of parliament in Berlin. Germany's conservatives missed a self-declared Sunday deadline to resolve an internal feud over who should be their candidate to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel in upcoming elections. Hopefuls Armin Laschet, the leader of the CDU, and Markus Soeder, the more popular head of the smaller CSU, met late Sunday in the Bundestag building in Berlin, but ended more than three hours of talks with no outcome, according to dpa sources. Photo: Christoph Soeder/dpa

German conservative rivals miss deadline in race to succeed Merkel

Germany's conservatives missed a self-declared Sunday deadline to resolve an internal feud over who should be their candidate to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel in...
green investment

Berlin hosts EU-Africa Green Talk to share development solutions

· Dialogue between European Investment Bank, Portuguese Embassy in Berlin, financial community and development stakeholders confirms importance...
FILED - In at least 4 out 5 e-scooter accidents happening in Germany, the rider was the one being injured. The rider also mainly caused three out of four accidents, new figures show. Photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa

E-scooter boom marred by fatal accidents, German figures show

(dpa) - Skull fractures, lacerations, dislocations, brain injuries, contusions, spinal injuries, dental injuries and burns. These are just a few of the common e-scooter injuries...
A sign points the way to the Corona Vaccination Centre. At the vaccination centre, people over the age of 60 can now receive their Corona vaccinations without having to make an appointment. The vaccine used is from Astrazeneca, which is now only administered to people aged 60 and over on the recommendation of the Standing Commission on Vaccination. Photo: Jens Büttner/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

German coronavirus situation ‘very, very serious,’ – RKI

(dpa) - The coronavirus situation in Germany remains "very, very serious" according the country's Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for disease control, which recorded high...
German industrial

Survey: German industry optimistic on production orders

(dpa) - German industry representatives expect production orders to pick up pace, the economic research institute Ifo said on Friday. The corresponding indicator rose to...
Importers And Exporters

German exports rise in February

(dpa-AFX) - Germany's exports continued to grow in February and imports rebounded more than expected, data from Destatis revealed on Friday. Exports increased 0.9 per...
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German factory orders growth accelerates in February

(dpa) - Germany's factory orders growth accelerated in February driven by domestic demand, data from Destatis showed on Thursday. Factory orders grew 1.2 per cent...
There are chairs in the outdoor area of a restaurant in the city centre. Tomorrow, Tuesday, outdoor restaurants are allowed to reopen under certain conditions. Photo: Oliver Dietze/dpa

Small western German state becomes first to exit nationwide lockdown

(dpa) - The small western German state of Saarland became the first of Germany's 16 states to exit a nationwide lockdown on Tuesday, with...
Health workers line up in front of booths at the newly opened Covid-19 vaccination centre in the SSE Arena of Belfast. Photo: Liam Mcburney/PA Wire/dpa

German metal workers to get across-the-board bonus and one-off payments

dpa/GNA - Germany's main metal workers' union struck a deal with business leaders early Tuesday guaranteeing a one-off across-the-board pandemic payment and recurring...

German intensive care doctors call for two-week hard lockdown

dpa/GNA - Germany's intensive care doctors warned that the only way to avoid overwhelming hospitals as the country grapples with a third wave...
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German private sector growth at 37-month high

dpa/GNA - Germany's private sector growth accelerated in March driven by a record expansion in manufacturing, flash data from IHS Markit showed on...
real estate

German real estate industry hits out at Berlin’s coronavirus plan

dpa/GNA – Germany's real estate industry has lashed out at Berlin over its handling of the coronavirus crisis claiming the government is acting...

German wholesale price inflation strongest since late 2018

dpa-AFX/GNA - German wholesale price inflation reached its strongest level since late 2018, Destatis reported Monday. Wholesale prices advanced 2.3 per cent year-on-year in...

Setting precedent, German court convicts man of Syrian state torture

dpa/GNA,- A Syrian man faces four and a half years in prison for his role in his country's torture regime, the first verdict of...

Decision on German bid to host 2032 Olympics in ‘decisive phase’

dpa/GNA - Armin Laschet, minister president of North Rhine-Westphalia, says the process to decide if the region can become Germany's official candidate to...

German supermarket sealed off after Covid-19 patient goes shopping

dpa/GNA - A man is under criminal investigation in Germany after leaving the hospital where he was receiving treatment for Covid-19 to go shopping...
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German infection rate falls to lowest point since late October

dpa/GNA - Germany marked a new milestone in its battle to reduce coronavirus cases on Thursday as the seven-day incidence - a key...
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German caseload passes 2 million mark amid talk of tougher lockdown

dpa/GNA - The number of coronavirus infections confirmed in Germany so far rose to over 2 million on Friday, as concerns over mutant...
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German police struggle to enforce virus regulations as snow beckons

dpa/GNA - Police in Germany struggled to enforce the country's coronavirus regulations on Sunday as people headed outside, drawn by the appeal of...

German manufacturing sector resilient amid renewed lockdown

dpa/GNA – Germany's key manufacturing sector withstood the launch of a renewed coronavirus lockdown in November with trade and industrial production data beating...
A poster calling on more hand washing instead of purchasing masks is seen at a pharmacy in Berlin, capital of Germany, March 3, 2020. Germany's confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased to 188 on Tuesday from 150 a day earlier, according to Robert Koch Institute (RKI), a federal government agency and research institute responsible for disease control and prevention. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

Study shows German furlough decline; locked-down retail bucking trend

dpa/GNA - The number of people enrolled in Germany's furlough scheme during the coronavirus crisis, known as short-time work, shrank slightly at the...

Economists: German property prices to keep rising, albeit slowly

dpa/GNA - After an unbroken real estate boom even during the coronavirus pandemic, economists expect somewhat less pressure on prices in Germany in the...
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Dortmund’s decisive test in German Supercup final, exhausted Bayern in unrest

By Oliver Trust Ahead of the German Supercup this Wednesday, the country' football giants appear at first glance to be stuck...
Photo taken on April 29, 2020 shows the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record-low level of near zero, as the COVID-19 fallout continues to ripple through the country. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

German shares lose 0.70 percent Friday

German shares lost on Friday, with the benchmark DAX index down 91.87 points, or 0.70 percent, to close at 13,116.25 points. Automotive...

German parliament approves funding for modernization of hospitals

The Bundestag, the lower house of German parliament, agreed to fund the modernization of the country's hospitals with up to 4.3 billion euros (5.1...